Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam
Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam

Chang’e 5

Hong Kong team behind Chang’e 5 moon rock sampling set sights on Chang’e 6

  • PolyU researchers who developed the scoops and container for China’s lunar mission are relieved after surface and soil samples are returned to Earth
  • They will assess whether any improvements are needed for the next mission, and hope to be given a quantity of Chang’e 5’s samples for research

Topic |   Chang’e 5
Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam
Professor Yung Kai-leung and his PolyU colleagues developed the surface sampling and packing system used in China’s Chang’e 5 lunar mission. Photo: Nora Tam
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